Hire contractors in Denmark

Hiring contractors in Denmark? Rippling can help you onboard and pay Danish contractors in a single system. In just a few clicks, you can localize onboarding, provision IT and app access, and run payroll for your contractors in Denmark—while staying compliant with local laws. 

Avg Time to Hiring

Less than 5 minutes



Time Zone

GMT+1 (Copenhagen)

Ready to hire a contractor in Denmark?

Book a 30-minute demo to see how Rippling can help you hire and onboard a contractor in Denmark in under 90 seconds.

at a glance

Hiring contractors in Denmark can be a rollercoaster

Denmark is one of the wealthiest countries in the world, thanks to its high GDP per capita and hardworking citizens that are considered the most productive in all of Europe. If you’re looking to hire Danish contractors, whether from Copenhagen or Aalborg, be prepared to complete a series of tasks to ensure compliance. This includes accurately categorizing contractors, adhering to the applicable Danish labor and civil laws, and selecting an appropriate payment method. Luckily, Rippling offers a streamlined solution, enabling you to swiftly grow your international team while adhering to all compliance requirements in Denmark.

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Worry-free Compliance

Avoid misclassifying contractors in Denmark

Rippling can help you avoid costly misclassification mistakes. Worried that your Danish contractors are misclassified? Try our free classification assessment to find out.

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Support your Danish contractors right out of the box with Rippling

Simplified Onboarding

Onboard contractors in Denmark in 90 seconds

Rippling makes it easy to onboard Danish contractors. Send out contracts in minutes. In a single onboarding flow, contractors can sign agreements, submit required payroll and KYC information, and even set up their email account or apps—all in a few minutes from their phone.

Global Workforce Management

Seamlessly transition contractors between countries

In the digital nomad era, give your contractors the flexibility to work from anywhere. With Rippling, you can easily transition a contractor from one country to another, without needing to terminate and re-hire them.


Set up and manage your Danish contractors’ IT needs

Give contractors access to apps like Google Workspace and Slack with a few clicks—and remove it just as easily at the end of their contracts. You can increase security by enforcing multi-factor authentication and even set up workflows to automatically alert you of any suspicious login activity.

Contractor Compensation

Easily pay Danish contractors in DKK

Easily pay contractors in your currency or DKK. And if you need to pay someone off-cycle for a late invoice? You can do that in minutes. Contractor payments are tied to invoices and integrated time-tracking, saving you manual data entry in pay runs and creating a papertrail to protect against misclassification risk.